How To Do Mountain Trekking ?

Mountain trekking is like a never ending outdoor adventure. Exploring those high peaks and walking through those green valleys and ancient cultures is an experience in itself. If you are looking for a cultural experience of a life time, plan mountain trekking holidays with your friends or family.

How To Do Mountain Trekking ?

Get ready to explore rural, often rugged territory in those high mountains. You can also include a number of other outdoor sports like backpacking, camping or rock climbing. Mountain trekking is different from other outdoor activities, as the topography and weather conditions in mountains are very unpredictable. Therefore it tends to be less-structured and can influence your plans. But devoted mountain trekkers can go to any length to feast their eyes on those incredible scenic views around game poker. They don’t miss out on the opportunity of traveling through isolated areas and interact with the raw nature. Navigating across a mountain or entire mountain range gives them the thrill of the life time.

Before you plan any mountain trekking trip, make sure you are carrying the right and necessary equipment for trekking in the mountains. Or else, your mountain trekking holidays can really go haywire without the proper planning and the right gear.

A couple of the regions popular for mountain trekking are the Himalayas in Asia, Andes in South America, Inca Trail, Peru, Overland Track, Australia, Routeburn Track, New Zealand and many more. poker99

Mountain trekking can last for a short while and can also extend for days or months. Actually it all depends on the objective of the participants and how adventurous they want to be.

in a trip as long or short as participants decide, from trips of a week or more to expeditions that last more than a year. Trekking can be as athletic and adventurous as participants decide. The less-structured nature of trekking and a world of destinations help attract a wide variety of participants to the activity.

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Craigdon Gift Cards

Craigdon Mountain Sports gift cards make the perfect gift for loved ones, friends and colleagues.

You can select any amount which doesn’t need to be spent all at once and can be added to.

Items bought using gift cards can be returned or exchanged but not refunded, only additional monies paid can be refunded.

Gift cards can be purchased in store or by telephone and are valid for 12 months from issue.

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Special Offers

At Craigdon we like to pride ourselves on offering good value along with quality. There will always be some bargains to be had in store and we endeavour to offer promotions and offers throughout the store.

Keep up to date here or on our social media pages.


Craigdon Loyalty Card

The Craigdon Mountain Sports Loyalty Scheme has been established to provide a range of special benefits and offers to our regular customers.

The Loyalty Scheme offers customers 11% off every purchase here at Craigdon Mountain Sports Perth.

Entering the scheme is easy, simply enter your details in the application form below and receive our Loyalty Card in the post.

Alternatively, you can sign up in store and start using it immediately.

Note: Discount is not applicable Gift Vouchers.

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About our Tents:

Throughout the summer we run tent shows on the gorgeous North Inch. A mere five minute walk from the shop, the Inch gives us a great opportunity to pitch the bigger family tents from our range.

We get a day outside and you get to see that six man family tent pitched in all it’s glory, win win!

Dates vary from year to year so keep your eyes on our social media outlets for updates.

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Craigdon Rucksack Fitting:

In our opinion, choosing a rucksack is about far more than just capacity and features.

Every body is different and so we make sure that our extensive pack range is backed up by our fitting process.

From sizing the pack to weighting it for a real world feel, we take rucksack fitting seriously.


We are experienced boot fitters

Our team of footwear specialists are always on hand to walk you through (no pun intended!) the fitting process.
We understand that finding the right boots can be difficult which is why we carry a wide range of brands giving lots of options for different foot shapes.

Understanding how the foot works and potential problems encountered is key to getting the right fit for you, combined with over 40 years experience between us, you are assured of the best possible fitting experience.


What we do:

Our fully equipped workshop and experienced ski technicians can handle everything from a simple wax through to base repairs and binding re-mounts.

We offer a fast turnaround and Express Next Day Service at very competitive prices. With great knowledge and advice this makes us your one stop shop for all of your ski/snowboard needs.



What you can hire:

Scotland offers some fantastic ski touring, on a good day it can’t be beaten. So as keen ski tourers we thought it would be great to offer some touring kit for hire. This gives skiers the opportunity to give it a go and also test some kit prior to investing in touring equipment.

We carry touring boots, skis and skins, the sense of adventure is down to you!

Equipment Hire – Price List

Skis / Skins / Boots 1 Day £40 Weekend £65 Week £160
Skis Only 1 Day £30 Weekend £55 Week £130
Boots Only 1 Day £15 Weekend £25 Week £60



Ski boot fit is fundamental to your enjoyment of the sport which is why we look at ski boot fitting as the most important aspect of our service.

We look at everything from your skiing history to pre-existing injuries.

Our team of bootfitters are trained to assess the foot and make the appropriete adjustments to the shell, footbed and liner.

Allow a bit of time as ski boot fits can go on a while to make sure we get it right.

All ski boots purchased at Craigdon Mountain Sports Perth are fitted free of charge.


If you have an existing pair of ski boots that are giving you problems (pains, niggles, too loose, too tight, etc.) then our ski boot technicians at Craigdon can assess and modify your boots as required.

Craigdon’s ski boot Retrofit / Modification service takes between 1 – 1½ hours and costs £30.00.


We make the following assessment to ensure your new ski boots are the perfect fit:

  • Establish your level of skiing ability
  • Bio-mechanical Analysis including range of motion
  • Ascertain best boot for your feet
  • Stabilisation of foot using a custom orthotic (if necessary)

With many of the custom shell boots available at Craigdon we Oven-Mold the boots to your foot shape. This ensures a precise fit giving maximum comfort and reducing any chance of foot pain and discomfort.


At Craigdon Perth we offer a Ski Bootfit Guarantee. This means we will guarantee the fit of your boots providing you have followed the technician’s advice. Any necessary remedial work will be carried out free of charge, to your satisfaction.

Once you have purchased your new ski boots from Craigdon we highly recommend you wear them at home and if possible test them out at your nearest indoor ski centre before heading off on holiday.